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TMC scores landslide victory in West Bengal civic polls

In a major boost to the party ahead of next year's Assembly polls, the Trinamool Congress on Tuesday scored a landslide victory in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation bagging 114 of the 144 wards,......

Mamata finally meets PM on his ground, on her terms

In January Amit Shah launched the 'Bhag Mamata Bhag' programme in West Bengal. On Monday, March 9, Prime Minister Narendra Modi rolled out the red carpet for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. What......

Jadavpur University VC agrees to step down after Mamata intervenes

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announces the removal of Vice Chancellor of Jadavpur University Abhijit Chakraborty in front of the University students in Kolkata on Monday. Photogrph:......

EXPLAINED: The Saradha chit fund scam

  What is the Saradha scam all about, who are the main players behind it? Indrani Roy/Rediff.com presents an faq. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her ministers won't forget......

Burdwan blast case: Bangladesh arrests 3 more suspects

Three more suspects have been arrested in Dhaka in connection with the blast in West Bengal’s Burdwan, amid a joint Indo-Bangla operation along the borders to nab over 100 militants of the......

PM assures all help to Mamata but non-committal on debt waiver

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today assured West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that the Centre will leave no stone unturned in aiding the development of the state, but is understood to have......

Financial package to Bengal? Nonsense, says Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has sought to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for debt waiver, on Monday termed as 'bunkum' reports that West Bengal had been given a financial......

Kolkata's rickshaw pullers stare at a bleak future

The West Bengal government wants to replace hand-pulled rickshaws with battery-operated ones. But the rickshaw pullers are apprehensive that they will lose their livelihood   Image: A rickshaw......

Jaitley hopes states will vie for investments

Appreciating efforts of West Bengal to attract investments, the finance minister said the Centre would extend all support to the Trinamool-government to promote industry and boost growth in the......

Bengal gets investment proposals worth Rs 2.43 lakh crore

West Bengal has received total investment proposals worth around Rs 2.43 lakh crore during the two-day Bengal Global Business Summit, which concluded in Kolkata on Thursday. "The state has received......

Captain Cook's sorry England form could end in his demise

If Alastair Cook does not sort out his batting problems during the series against West Indies, the England captain's Test future looks rather bleak, former batsman Nasser Hussain said. Cook, who......

Lara names McCullum as captain of his World Cup XI

Brendon McCullum. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images Former West Indian great Brian Lara has named Brendon McCullum as the skipper of the dream World Cup XI, which has three Indians in it. The......

PHOTOS: Clinical West Indies secure quarters berth

Jerome Taylor of West Indies (centre) is congratulated by Darren Sammy for his wicket of Khurram Khan of the United Arab Emirates (R) during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match. Photograph: Dylan......

Ireland have scripted most upsets at the World Cup!

Ireland's John Mooney (2nd from left) hugs teammate Niall O'Brien (3rd from left) after beating the West Indies during their World Cup match in Nelson, New Zealand, on Monday. Photograph: Anthony......

Tiwary, Dinda steer East Zone to Deodhar title

East Zone's Manoj Tiwary plays a shot during his knock of 75 against West Zone in the Deodhar Trophy final at the Wankhede stadium, in Mumbai, on Wednesday. Photograph: Santosh Hirlekar/PTI Manoj......
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France’s FN discusses Le Pen’s fate

Jean-Marie le Pen, former head of far-right party National Front. (Photo: AP) Disciplinary meet against founder called by daughter The bitter... ...

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Super Kings prove too hot for RCB again

For the third time this season, Chennai Super Kings defended a low total with tigerish zeal to regain the top spot with what in the end proved to... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/475675/super-kings-prove-too-hot.html
Biyani to take control of Rs 15,000-crore new entity

NEW DELHI: Kishore Biyani-led Future group today agreed to merge its retail business with rival Bharti Retail in an all-stock deal worth Rs 750... ...

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‘Northeast insurgents floating new platform for limelight’

The ministry of home affairs is of view that a new platform floated by northeast insurgent groups based in Myanmar was aimed at drawing the... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/northeast-insurgents-floating-new-platform-limelight-331
Jajodia ousted as BI president

Sandeep Jajodia was ousted as Boxing India president following a vote of no-confidence in a Special General Meeting on Sunday. General-secretary... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/475463/jajodia-ousted-bi-president.html

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